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Professor Leung, Yiu Cheong 梁耀彰


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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
The University of Hong KongB.Sc. (Eng.)
The University of Hong KongPh.D.

Prof. Leung received his B.Sc. (Eng.) and Ph.D. from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Hong Kong. He worked five years at the Hongkong Electric Co. Ltd. as an environmental engineer before joining HKU in 1993 as a lecturer in Environmental Engineering. Professor Leung is now a full professor of the department specializing in air pollution, renewable energy and energy conservation. He has published more than 350 articles including ~200 peer reviewed high impact journal papers. He is within the top 1% highly cited researcher in energy area in 2010, 2011, 2012 (from ISI’s Essential Science Indicators) and has an h-index of 36.

Prof. Leung is a chartered engineer, a fellow of IMechE, Energy Institute and the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics. He is also the Past Chairman of the Institute of Energy (HK Branch), and served as an editorial board member of several journals including Sustainable Energy, Journal of Global Environmental Engineering and Applied Energy. He was in the board of director of the Friends of the Earth, Asia Pacific Hydrogen Energy Association and Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency during the period 2003-2011. He currently serves as a board member of the Hong Kong Institution of Science, chairman and member of a few government committees and appeal panel, and an external examiner of the IVE Engineering Programme. In 2008, Prof. Leung received the Outstanding Earth Champion Hong Kong award in recognizing his contributions in protecting the environment.

Research areas:

Energy conversion and conservation; renewable energy; electrochemical energy; fuels; air pollution control; wind engineering; air dispersion modelling; vehicular emission control; combustion engineering

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2011-07-01Wighton Titular Fellowship in Engineering 2011: Association of Commonwealth Universities
Research Achievement
Wu, X
Leung, MHK
2011-07-012011 Research output Prize in Mechanical Engineering for the paper "A review on biodiesel production using catalyzed transesterification": HKU Faculty of Engineering
Research Achievement
2008-11-01Outstanding Earth Champion 2008: Earth Champion Foundation
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2000-2002Chairman/Vice ChairmanInstitute of Energy
2007-2009Committee MemberInstitution of Mechanical Engineers (HK Branch)
2010-dateCouncil MemberHong Kong Institute of Science
2004-2014Council MemberAsia Pacific Hydrogen Energy Association
2013-dateChairmanPanel of Engineering Young Scientist Award, Hong Kong Institute of Science
2002-2009Committee MemberHKIE Gas & Energy Division
2002-2011Committee MemberEnergy Institute
2011-dateHonorary AdvisorEnergy Institute
2006- 2007Co-opt memberHKIE Environmental Division
2013-dateCommittee MemberHKIE Energy Discipline Advisory Committee
2016-17Apointed MemberHKIE Education & Examinations Committee
Media Contact Directory
Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Renewable energy可再生能源
Energy and fuel能源
Air pollution空氣污染
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese英語、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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